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Dr. Juliet Lynd

Chair of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lang Literatures & Cultures
Stevenson Hall - STV 116B
Office Hours
Varies by semester.
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Current Courses

111Basic Spanish Skills

Teaching Interests & Areas

Contemporary Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies
Topics in Dictatorship and Postdictatorship
Transatlantic Connections between Latin America and Spain
Gender and Literature
Literature and Politics
Literary, Performative, and Visual Arts of Latin America

Research Interests & Areas

Contemporary Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies
Politics of Literature and Culture in Chile since the 1960s
Intersections between theories of literature, culture, politics, and performance

BA Hispanic Studies

Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, New York

Ph D Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

MA Hispanic Literatures

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnsota

Florence Howe Award

Women's Caucus of the Modern Language Association

Book Review

Lynd, J. Review of INRI by Raúl Zurita. Review: Literature and Art of the Americas 53 (2020): 175-177.
Review of Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish American Literature by Gayle Rogers. Comparative Literature Studies56.2 (2019): e24-e28.
Review of New and Selected Poems of Cecilia Vicuña. Edited and Translated by Rosa Alcalá.Review: Literature and Art of the Americas52 (2019): 148-150.
“Gabriela Mistral in Contemporary Text.” Review of Gabriela Mistral’s Letters to Doris Dana(Edited and Translated by Velma García-Gorena) and Gabriela Mistral: somos los andinos que fuimos(by Magda Sepúlveda). Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana48.2 (November 2019). R12-R15. Online.
Review of Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel by Héctor Hoyos.Modern Fiction Studies63.3 (Fall 2017): 588-91.

Lynd, Juliet. Review Essay on Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America. Jon Beasley-Murray. Minneapolis: Minnesota UP, 2010. 376 pages. JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Politics 34.1-2 (2014): 379-387. Invited. Print.

Book, Chapter

Edwards, L., & Lynd, J. Internationalize Your Major: Embracing the Supportive Role of Language Study. Emily Heidrich Uebel, Felix A. Kronenberg, Scott Sterling (EDs), Language Program Vitality in the United States: From Surviving to Thriving in Higher Education. Springer (2023)
Lynd, Juliet. “Los primeros sabores de Cecilia Vicuña.” Vicuñana: el arte y la poesía de Cecilia Vicuña, un diálogo sur/norte. Ed. Meredith Clark. Santiago: Editorial Cuarto Propio, 2015. 35-64. Print and e-book.
Lynd, Juliet. “‘Latin America is Sown with the Bones of the These Forgotten Youth’: Revolution, Dictatorship, and Roberto Bolaño.” Historical Context Essay. Critical Insights: Roberto Bolaño. Ed. Ignacio López-Calvo. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2015. 33-49. Print and e-book.

Lynd, Juliet. “La historia precaria de un manuscrito tenaz: de Sabor a mí a El Zen Surado.” Introduction and notes to El zen surado: 1966-1972 by Cecilia Vicuña. Santiago de Chile: Editorial Catalonia, 2013. Print.

Lynd, Juliet. “El problema del duelo y el futuro de las literaturas nacionales: el caso de Roberto Bolaño.” Estar en el presente: literatura y nación desde el Bicentenario. Eds. Enrique Cortez and Gwen Kirkpatrick. Lima-Berkeley: Latinoamérica Editores, 2012. 363-386. Print. Also published in Actas del XXXVIII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Latinoamericana. Eds. Enrique Cortez and Gwen Kirkpatrick. E-book. Online.

Lynd, Juliet. “Writing from the Margins of the Chilean Miracle: Diamela Eltit and the Aesthetics and Politics of the Transition.” Post-Authoritarian Culture: Spain and Latin America’s Southern Cone. Eds. Luis Martín Estudillo and Roberto Ampuero. Hispanic Issues. Vanderbilt UP, 2008. 12-33. Invited submission. Print.

Lynd, Juliet. “Memoria y el obstinado problema de la complicidad: estéticas, políticas y Hernán Vidal.” Ideologías y literatura: Homenaje a Hernán Vidal. Eds. Javier Campos and Mabel Moraña. Serie Crítica. Pittsburgh: Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, 2006. 315-345. Invited submission. Print.

Conference Proceeding

Lynd, Juliet. “Art and Politics in Paul Leduc’s Frida: naturaleza viva.” Romance Languages Annual 10 (1998): 696-702. Print.

Lynd, Juliet. “The Voice of the Other in Alejo Carpentier’s Baroque World: The Challenge to Authoritarian Discourse in El reino de este mundo and Los pasos perdidos.” Romance Languages Annual 9 (1997): 593-99. Print.

Journal Article

Lynd, J., & Roncero-Bellido, A. “Art, Poetry, and Testimonio in Cecilia Vicuña’s Saborami (1973)”. Letras Femeninas 43.1 (2017): 93-119.

Lynd, Juliet. “The Politics of Performance and the Performance of Narrative in Roberto Bolaño’s Estrella distante.” Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana 40.1. May 2011. 170-188. Print.

Lynd, Juliet. “‘Hondo es el pozo del tiempo’: Memory and Violence in Raúl Zurita’s Las ciudades de agua (2007).” Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas/Nueva escritura de las Américas 13 (2010): 405-420. Print.

Lynd, Juliet. “Reflections on a Conversation with Ana María Jiménez, Wife of Ángel Escobar.” Included in a dossier on Ángel Escobar (with translations of his poetry by Kristin Dykstra and an essay by Efraín Rodríguez, also translated by Dykstra). Sirena: poesía, arte y crítica 2010: 2. 126-136. Print.

Lynd, Juliet. “Precarious Resistance: Weaving Opposition in the Poetry of Cecilia Vicuña.” PMLA 120.5 (October 2005): 1588-1607. Winner of the Florence Howe Award (2006). Print.

Connelly, Caryn and Juliet Lynd. “Happy Sadist or Latent Feminist?: Un Buñuel Mexicain.” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 21 (2002): 233-249. Print.

Lynd, Juliet and Carmen Moreno-Nuño. “Las edades de Lulú: ¿feminismo, pornografía o novela rosa?” Lead article. España Contemporánea: Revista de Literatura y Cultura 15.1 (Spring 2002): 7-30. Print.

Connelly, Caryn and Juliet Lynd. “Virgins, Brides and Devils in Disguise: Buñuel Does Mexican Melodrama.” Lead article. Quarterly Review of Film and Video 18.3 (August 2001): 235-56. Print.


“Escrituras al seco, ladino-americas, & other paleonasms: entreview with/con Andrés Ajens.” Interview by Kent Johnson. Translated, Edited, and with Notes & Commentary by Kristin Dykstra and Juliet Lynd. Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion 6 (Fall 2013). 297-321. Print. And web:


La genealogía del happening en Chile: los performances de la Tribu No en los 60. Congreso International de Literatura Hispana. (2019)
Art, Poetry, and Testimonio in Cecilia Vicuña’s Saborami. Oscillations of Gender and Genre: A Symposium on the Intersections of the Literary and Visual Arts. (2016)
“Lea a Henry Miller: la Tribu No y los neovanguardismos de los 70”. Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispana. (2016)
“Roberto Bolaño, Arturo Belano, and the Performance of Identity”. KFLC The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference. University of Kentucky. (2015)
Cecilia Vicuña y la Tribu No: Performance y poesía antes del golpe en Chile. LASA2014 Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Latin American Studies Association. (2014)
Performance, literatura y el espectáculo del horror en Estrella distante y 2666. LASA2013 Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Latin American Studies Association. (2013)
Poetry and Dictatorship: Cecilia Vicuña and the Other 9/11. Conversando entre nosotros: LALS Brown Bag Series. Latin American and Latino Studies. (2013)
A Manuscript in Exile: Cecilia Vicuña’s Sabor a mí and the Politics of Poetry in Salvador Allende’s Chile. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. (2012)
Debts to the Past and an Eye to the Future: Ritual and Performance in Cecilia Vicuña’s Kon kon. 54th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association. Midwest Modern Language Association. (2012)
Performance y poesía posdictadura: dos trayectorias divergentes.. LASA2012 International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Latin American Studies Association. (2012)

Grants & Contracts

Mapuche Language and Culture Workshop. University of Texas at Austin's LLILAS (Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies) Benson Indigenous Languages Initiative. Other. (2021)